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Wrap up your poetry unit with a portfolio. This resource includes specific requirements for the presentation and content of a portfolio. Writers include examples of literary devices, write six original poems, and conduct a study of a poet. Included in the packet are examples and descriptions of each type of poem, a rubric, and list of poets to study. Since the resource has so many examples, you could easily use the project to help guide a unit.
Students take photographs incorporating what they know about vantage points. They design a portfolio, select photographs and write personal narratives to include in portfolios. They share their work with their classmates.
Intended to provide teachers with ideas on how to incorporate career research and portfolio building, this lesson provides several learning options. The suggestions will aid learners in understanding job or career research, personal skills and abilities, and using an online format to create a career portfolio. Check it out!
Here's a fresh take on the student writing portfolio. Consider having learners create an electronic portfolio. After examining sample e-portfolios, class members explore various software programs they will use throughout the course and create folders for their work.
Young scholars explore how portfolios are a marketing tool for job seeking. In this employment lesson, students identify parts of a professional portfolio and the importance of having one as a perspective employee.
Students simulate the role of financial advisers, developing a financial investment portfolio for clients using Internet resources and analyzing various saving options. They track the portfolio for several weeks and evaluate their investment strategies.
Students compile information to include in their career portfolio. In this portfolio instructional activity, students view example portfolios using the given website and identify the portfolio components. Students gather and compile artifacts for their own portfolios and create one.
Students study the New York Stock Exchange and track stock prices throughout the school year. They create a stock portfolio with at spreadsheet program and produce quarterly graphs of their stocks performance.
Students analyze the components of a portfolio and present a survey of their best work through a slideshow as an alternative to traditional assessment processes. Representations of their work can be shared with others.
Young scholars divide into teams to trade stocks and track progress of their Alabama Stock Market Simulation Portfolio by using the Internet and spreadsheet software. They use math concepts and research stock trends via the Internet.
Students prepare themselves for ROP Portfolio Day and for the workforce by practicing a one-on-one interview and presentation of their personal portfolio with a classmate. They also reflect on a completed interview and determine if they were successful in answering their interview questions.
Students create digital portfolios. In this careers lesson, students conduct research and use digital tools so that they can plan and present multimedia presentations that feature their best work, their extracurricular activities, and their aspirations.
Students begin the portfolio process. They expand their views of their personal interests and learn how interests can be related to future career choices. Students examine the various occupations related to their interests and skills.
Students create a plan for participating in a distance learning course. They plan the time necessary to complete a program of study and create a portfolio to outline the plan and track progress. The portfolio can also be used as a method of assessment.
Students analyze the performance of their portfolio investments to learn students should not be driven by short term gains and losses. In this portfolio investments instructional activity, students view the investment portfolios and answer the given questions as well as complete the table. Students finish with three final questions.
Ninth graders evaluate their skills and abilities in relation to job readiness. They create a portfolio that includes a letter of introduction, work samples, samples of products and projects, job application, cover letter, resume, and a letter of recommendation. Students participate in a job-shadowing experience and complete a form for their experience.
Students determine how to use a digital camera, edit the photos using PhotoShop Elements, and how to make a PowerPoint presentation. They use the PowerPoint as a digital portfolio which is an archive of their work. Finally, they write a reflective essay about their artwork and the process of creating it.
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the steps needed to put together a teaching portfolio. They collect artifacts to accompany the portfolio and then present them as a part of a cumulative project grade. Some students may choose to review the portfolio before final presentation.
Seventh graders present their Great Depression portfolio to parents. In this social studies lesson, 7th graders evaluate their own work using the self-evaluation form. They watch a movie and discuss its relevance to the unit of study.
Pupils develop a pictorial portfolio of important assignments, projects and activities through their high school years. They use a camera and decide what makes a good photograph. Students organize their photographs into a portfolio that they share with teachers, parents, and friends.